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in the aftermath of the killer superstorm named sandy. we're glad you're with us everybody as our coverage continues on "happening now." i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the damage is stagger two days after sandy slammed the entire east coast. neighborhoods are without power and flooded out. dramatic rooftops rescues in hard-hit areas like staten island, new york. new york city subways remain shut down for a second day because of massive flooding. new york not the only place struggling to recover from a monster storm that is blamed for 55 deaths. ohio feeling the sheer force of sandy did. this powerful storm knocked down tes, snapping power lines, leaving hundreds of thousands of folks in the dark there. that is drop this the bucket compared to more than eight million who have no power. at the height of the storm. some as far away as michigan. a big chunk of the outages in new york. check out incredible video from huntington, long island. you can see as sandy rip as massive tree out right by the roots. this monster storm also changing the landscape of an rye conic part of new jersey, was
: right now brand new stories and breaking news this hour including superstorm sandy leaving behind a path of destruction. so many people in harm's way, surrounded by water, with no power, no phones, dwindling food. the latest on the rescue and the road to recovery. >>> only five days to go until election day as bill and martha were talking about. brand new polling what americans think about the rice right now. >>> brand new information on the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. what the administration knew weeks in advance. it is all "happening now." jon: good morning to you right now on this thursday as we get some ominous news. more than 70 people are dead now in the aftermath of one the worst storms in recent history. from the east coast really to the great lakes, americans are struggling to try to get back to normal life but the trauma and damage from superstorm sandy will linger for a long time to come. good morning i'm john scott. jenna: everything is secondary to the families that lost so much. jon: there is so much misery out there. jenna: i'm glad you're with
alert. the east coast slowly coming back to life, very slowly, after superstorm sandy but we see more heartbreaking scenes of destruction every day. mounting frustration as well over delayed relief. widespread power outages. huge gas lines. good morning, i'm jon scott. jenna: the storm has passed but this is not over. jon: the after math forever. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. "happening now" we have new information on the death toll that now stands more than 90. nearly four million homes and businesses still in the dark. across the region home after home completely destroyed. the new york city borough of staten island, one of hardest hit places of all. 19 people killed there including two little boys. we told you about them earlier this week. they were ripped from their mother's arms as they tried to escape the raging storm surge the they got stuck in an suv they got out and tried to get away and she couldn't hang onto them. homeland security secretary janet napolitano plans to tour the area later today. meantime homeowners in queens are trying to come to grips with all of this
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editorial report, the presidential campaign against back on track in the wake of superstorm sandy. headed into the final days, we'll look at the final arguments and 33 seats up for grabs in the senate and the power could hinge on a few key races and tell you which to watch. what they could mean for taxpayers, school kids and organized labor. welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. the presidential campaign kicked back into high gear late in week in the wake of hurricane sandy with president obama and mitt romney making their final pitches to swing state voters. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. the very same policies we've been cleaning up after for the past four years. >> attacking me does not create an agenda for him. we actually have a plan to get this economy going. >> paul: and joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist and deputy editor dan henninger, political diary editor jason riley, james freeman and washington columnist kim strassel. >> any evide
of superstorm sandy. >> the two bonded at the community center in new jersey, where dozens have been sleeping since their homes were destroyed. aboard marine 1, the president and governor shared a rivetting one-hour aerial tour of the utter devastation. >> we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need, until you rebuilt. >> a chance for the president to show off the benefits of incumbency. just as the latest fox news poll shows he is facing big questions about his leadership. with 52% of likely voters disapproving of his performance on the economy. while only 45% approve. 47% disapprove of his handling of the libya. 49% approve. likely voters are closely divided on the question of whether the obama administration tried to mislead americans about the terror attack in libya. 44% say yes, 47% say no. >> the american people deserve the truth. >> four republican senators today fired off a letter to the president, demanding to know, "what steps you and your administration took or failed to take before, during and after the terrorist attack to protect ame
rafferty is standing by with the other headlines. >> four days after superstorm sandy the u.s. death toll climbing past 110 states. many neighborhoods still littered with downed wires and trees. more than 3.8 million power customers still in the dark. shuttle prototype enterprise suffered some damage in new york city. it weathered the storm at the sea air and space museum. >>> federal regulators busing hundred tay and kia for overstating the gas mileage on a million vehicles is sold in the u.s. the south korean automaker is inflating fuel economy estimates by as much as 6 miles per gallon. the two companies saying they will pay affected car owners for the difference in mileage. i'm marianne rafferty. now, back to "on the record." >> greta: wisconsin is in play and governor scott walker insisting the romney ryan ticket will benefit from the governor's groundwork during his recall election. >> you take all of the work that was done early this year when we made four and a half million voter context in a state of 5.7 million. tens of thousands of volunteers help us in my election earlier this
people without power and eight shelters are open for folks who need them. superstorm sandy is leaving this tanker strand on nornlings staten island. look at the picture. it looks like something out of a movie. the massive storm ripping this 180-foot ship a mile from its moorings is something to behold. luckily it was not carrying any oil at the time. but the storm destroying many waterfront businesses in the area. we got there is video of people being evacuated from the flooding in the town of little river, new jersey. countless streets buried unsheets of water. widespread power outages reported. governor christie saying the devastation to the jersey shore is unthinkable and could take weeks to clean up. the director of emergency management is joining us. how bad is it? >> i think the governor's remarks are on point. it is unthinkable. megyn: what is the worst? the flooding? >> the storm surge that contributed to the flooding. mainly along the entire eastern portion of the state. and we have seen flooding in this storm where we have not seen it in many, many, many years. megyn: talk t
are not the on states bracing for this dangerous superstorm. sandy to could have a devastating frequent the east coast to the great lakes. for more on the path meteorologist janice dean. >> reporter: we just got the latest advisory. the storm has sped up. moving northwest at 28 miles an hour. that will put the center of the storm which is still a hurricane, 90-mile-per-hour sustained winds on the jersey coastline by around 6:00 p.m. so the actual center of the storm making landfall around 6:00 p.m. along the jersey shore but we are feeling the effects of the storm well south and north of it. you can see the eye coming close so it many moving quickly and we are going to see landfall of the tropical system within the next couple hours. we are talking about hybrid storms and perhaps an extra tropical storm. but i belief we are seeing a hurricane making landfall in the next several hours. conditions are already deteriorating. we are seeing storm surge at battery park manhattan. that's already higher than irene when it made landfall. on top of that wave of 20-30 feet, an epic storm system catastrophic alon
in the four days since superstorm sandy hit the surging anger over no power, no heat, no gasoline, and in many cases no help. who may suffer from the fallout. >> they are take generators. they are taking law enforcement off the job with the opportunity to help people and stopping looters. >> people here are still hurting and they are looking for people. it's crazy. [ male announcer ] are you considering a new medicare plan? then you may be looking for help in choosing the right plan for your needs. so don't wait. call now. whatever your health coverage needs, unitedhealthcare can help you find the right plan. open enrollment to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the best time to review your options and enroll in a plan. medicare has two main parts, parts a and b, to help cover a lot of your expenses, like hospital care... and doctor visits. but they still won't cover all of your costs. now's the time to learn about unitedhealthcare plans that may be right for you. are you looking for something nice and easy? like a single plan that combines medic
without power because of superstorm sandy, bringing in this blizzard. we've been all over the area. we can tell you, it is like a ghost town in some areas. no gas stations are open. the hospital is operating on generator power only. they're only seeing emergencies today. also all of the gas stations that are closed as well. we've also been in the upper elevations where we've seen downed trees and power lines. that is causing a big problem. they're going to have to get with that. it will take a while. back to you. martha: boy, kelly, good to have you there to get the story out because it is, it is awful. and it is cold on top of everything else for all the poor people who have no power in their homes. kelly, thank you very much. we'll see more later on today. bill: you don't expect to see something like that after this storm but there it is, in plain sight. the storm damage in new york city is stunning too. these floodwaters they run like rivers through parts of lower manhattan now. we will take you there live in a moment. wow, screen left. martha: that is one of the most devastating storie
to everybody trying to recover from the superstorm sandy. we pray for them because we know it has got to be difficult. some people don't have heat. some people can't get gasoline, food. so our hearts go out to all of the people trying to recover. bill: thank you, sir. i appreciate you saying that. a lot of our colleagues affected by this certainly our friend and neighbors all over the east coast. thank you for that. what about a secretary of business? good idea? >> i, no, not a good idea. first i think governor romney summed it up best. we don't need a secretary of business. we need a president who understands business. there in lies the difference. here's the second point. if it took president obama four years to come up with this lame idea of a secretary of business, i certainly don't want to give him four more years to come up with another lame idea while this economy is still running on fumes. that's the bottom line. bill: he says instead of nine different departments dealing with things like giving loans to small business administration or helping companies with exports you put t
camerota and we begin with an extreme weather alert. superstorm sandy prompting warnings in governors up and down the east coast. >> the state of emergency was declared this morning in anticipation of hurricane sandy, i signed that around eleven o'clock this morning and expected to be severe and potentially devastating storm. >> alisyn: that's not the only weather concern, residents in hawaii are on alert after a tsunami warning was issue there. and all the things, we'll have a live update for you. >> meanwhile, in politics, a big boost this morning for mitt romney, the republican candidate for president snagging an endorsement for the des moines register, in iowa. and something that the paper hasn't done in 40 years, we'll explain it coming up. >> plus calls for help denied in benghazi and we don't have any answers. >> a former cia operative says the lack of a response is a disgrace, we'll hear from him coming up. "fox & friends" hour two starts right now. ♪ >> all right. good morning, everybody. let's get right to the top story, hurricane sandy is barreling toward the east coast, an
to the superstorm that is threatening the entear east coast. hurricane sandy is already responsible for at least 60 deaths. right now, churning off the coast of north carolina and the northeast is bracing for a huge impact. our live team coverage starts with chief meteorologistist rick reichmuth in our fox extreme weather center and anna live on long island. we start with rick. >> very incredible storm and fromminging storm. it will be under the influence of two different features. one is hurricane sandy. still the warm water below and still potentially strengthening from that. off towards the west a front moving in and this hurricane is stuck between high pressure off to the east and this front. that colder air is sunday this warmer air is going to rapidly strengthen the storm as we move forward over the next 2436 hours. it will also change it from a hurricane to a different type of a storm leak a nor'easter. just because we are not talking about hurricane eventual hly do not let it get your guard down and think it will not be a big storm. it will likely be the most significant storm we have dealt
in the caribbean. sandy is expected to pummel the atlantic coast early next week. worst news. sandy is expected to merge with an approaching winter storm creating a superstorm that could generate hundreds of miles of damaging wind and intense rain that could last for several days. that could mean power outages for millions. tonight several governors including virginia, maryland, pennsylvania, and new york already declaring states of emergency. and that is not all. sandy could impact the election. the dangerous weather could make it very hard for some people trying to vote early. stay with fox news channel throughout the weekend for the latest on hurricane sandy's path. right now, waiverring in wisconsin. president obama losing his lock on cheese country. a new poll shows the president and governor romney tied in wisconsin. is this a sign voters in the midwest are shifting stu port to governor romney budget any? >> wisconsin. this is important now. wisconsin 49-49 and you go back to 2008, obama carried wisconsin 56-42. >> something big is happening in wisconsin and there is stuff happening in or
that the is still reeling, that city, that state i should say, from sandy. nearly 400,000 homes and businesses remain without power. the superstorm's wind toppled trees and power lines. there is new london, connecticut on the screen. the state's largest electric company says the state will have power by tuesday. they have a long way to go. governor dan malloy is stressing patience. >> i saw roads washed out today. i saw houses washed out to sea. i saw extensive infrastructure damage, to municipal infrastructure. we're going to be at this for a while. martha: that's for sure. an update for those in the dark among those without power. that is down from 8.5 million at the height of the storm. so a little progress there. four million of those without power live in new york, new jersey and in connecticut. bill: want to move to developments now on libya. the questions for the obama administration about the deadly claims that strike though, the claims that it came without warning. fox news reviewing a cable which summarized a emergency meeting held last august where a senior state department security
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